PayQuicker partners with Qolo to deliver seamless payout solutions

Qolo, the leading omnichannel payments and card issuing processor, today announced its partnership with PayQuicker, financial technology leader in the global payouts market, to provide unified disbursement services to PayQuicker and its clients. The partnership pairs PayQuicker’s market-leading Payouts OS platform with Qolo’s next-generation card issuing and payments platform, enabling PayQuicker to issue a more […]

Near Protocol leads Korean Web3 gaming industry with strategic partnership with WEMADE

Near Foundation signed a strategic partnership with WEMADE, a global web3 game company Multi-faceted Web3 business collaborations to drive mainstream adoption Centering on Korea Hub, Near Protocol attracts major game companies to its ecosystem Near Foundation announced a strategic partnership with WEMADE, Korea’s representative global web3 game company, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), attended […]

Huma receives world’s first and only multi-condition EU MDR Class IIb regulatory approval for its configurable SaMD disease management platform

Huma’s platform is ready to use, reducing the time and cost for other companies to bring regulated SaMD products to market, democratising digital health innovation across the industry Class IIb certification expands the patient population and level of disease severity that can be managed; allowing delivery of personalised care through the use of predictive algorithms […]

Pop the champagne for rapidly-scaling alcohol insights platform Overproof

De Kuyper Royal Distillers, founded in 1695, is one of the oldest family distilleries in the world. So it was front page news in the Netherlands when Marc De Kuyper, the eldest of the family’s 11th generation, decided in 2018 to launch an independent startup rather than prepare himself to lead the family business. That […]

Skyryse completes FAA review

Skyryse has completed a major review with the Federal Aviation Administration. “This significant milestone accelerates the company’s path toward certification,” the El Segundo-based maker of aviation software said. Achieving 100% means of compliance and completing this system review of software, hardware and human-factor components with the FAA puts Skyryse in the position to achieve full […]

Elegen launches ENFINIA™ DNA, rapid long DNA synthesis to power the bioeconomy

New product delivers up to 7kb of high-accuracy DNA in as fast as 7 days, providing an unparalleled combination of speed, length, and quality to the synthetic biology market Elegen, a leader in DNA innovation, today announced that it has successfully concluded its early access program and is now offering global commercial access to its […]

Alloy partners with Kyckr to streamline KYB checks for global companies

Alloy, the leading Identity Decisioning Platform for banks and fintech companies, today announced its partnership with Kyckr, a corporate KYC company providing businesses with real-time data on prospective and existing customers and suppliers. The partnership gives Alloy’s 350+ clients — including Carta, Ramp, and Brex — a powerful tool in performing KYB for companies outside […]

Varo Bank selects RiskExec for fair lending analytics

US-based digital lender Varo Bank has turned to RiskExec, a unit of Asurity Technologies, for software to conduct fair lending analytics. RiskExec is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that caters to all types of lenders including banks, mortgage lenders, credit unions, and auto finance providers, among others. Insights and analytics provided by RiskExec can be used […]

An update on the Helium Network’s migration to Solana

Following a meeting of the community’s Readiness Working Group, the majority voted to shift the migration date forward to April 18. The Helium community’s Readiness Working Group met for a third time to assess the current state of the Network’s migration to Solana. This diverse group of 20+ prominent, long-time, and active technical stakeholders in […]

Animoca Brands shoots to #16 on FT ranking of High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2023

Animoca Brands, the company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked #16 in the ranking of High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2023 compiled by the Financial Times (FT) and Statista. The full list of the top 500 high-growth companies in the region is available at […]

FDA gives greenlight for Bobbie’s first of its kind tolerance formula

The new formula expands product offering and supports more American babies with high-quality, domestically manufactured organic infant formula Bobbie® Organic Gentle® will be the first new formula since the company’s launch in 2021, the first and only EU-style organic tolerance product in the U.S., made from 100% lactose and no corn syrup or maltodextrin Bobbie […]

Templum: Three alternative investment predictions for the rest of 2023

The bear market and crypto fall of 2022 made for a rough economic stretch last year, but there is plenty to be optimistic about especially in the alternative investment space for the rest of 2023. By Chris Pallotta, founder and CEO of Templum Inc. Investments in alternative assets certainly aren’t novel, but they have risen […]

Edgegap & Zebedee team up

Zebedee, the fast-growing fintech innovators, have teamed up with Edgegap, the gaming industry’s premier server orchestration platform, to seamlessly bring Bitcoin transactions to multiplayer game developers. In-Depth – Deep Dive on the Partnership Ahead of GDC, Edgegap’s server orchestration platform tailored for multiplayer games is now accessible to game developers utilizing ZEBEDEE’s payments platform. This […]

Animoca Brands Japan invests in global entertainment company Rainshine Global Inc.

Animoca Brands Japan, a strategic subsidiary of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (“Animoca Brands”), today announced a strategic investment in Rainshine Global, Inc., the Delaware-based entertainment company specializing in creator-led storytelling with a winning combination of creative, technological, and business innovation talent. Rainshine Global has a strong track record in creating and distributing content, with a […]

Gamefam named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023

Leading Metaverse Game Developer Joins the Ranks of OpenAI, Disney, Tiffany & Co., and More Gamefam, a leading metaverse game developer and publisher that creates connected experiences with the largest gaming communities and well-known brands, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for 2023. This year’s list […]

Animoca Brands and Manga partner to rule MENA Web3 industry

Animoca Brands makes headlines again this month thanks to its partnership with Manga Productions, a giant Middle East-based comic and gaming producer. Together, the collaborators aim to innovate Web3 experiences in the MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa) region. From supporting local talents to a new game publishing platform, their agenda might skyrocket MENA projects […]

Toragen, Inc. announces FDA acceptance of IND application for TGN-S11 for the treatment of HPV-induced cancers

Toragen is focused on uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (“HPV”) Toragen, Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology company focused on developing, repurposing and commercializing uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (“HPV”), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted an investigational new drug […]

Varo Bank names Wook Chung as CPO

Varo Bank, the first all-digital, nationally chartered consumer digital bank in the US, has named Wook Chung as its chief product officer. In the role, Chung will command the company’s vision and strategy initiatives and will become a key player in Varo Tech. This is Varo’s innovation engine which experiments with product, technology, data and […]

Relation Therapeutics opens flagship lab in London

The company is using a ‘lab-in-the-loop’ process to advance the drug discovery process, and stated that opening a new lab space represents a step forward on its path to ‘transform drug discovery’. Click here to read the full story.

Cambridge Mobile Telematics acquires Amodo

With acquisition, CMT accelerates global expansion — will provide even greater scale, speed, and innovation to the European market and beyond Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), the world’s largest telematics service provider, announced today that it has acquired Amodo, an award-winning telematics company based in Europe. The acquisition brings together two telematics companies with large and […]

Baker Hill partners with Alloy to help financial institutions verify more loan applicants & mitigate fraud risks

Baker Hill, a leading financial technology provider in delivering solutions for loan origination, risk management and analytics, has partnered with Alloy, an identity decisioning platform, to help financial institutions verify more prospective borrowers digitally and ensure compliance throughout the loan origination process. Through the partnership, financial institutions using Baker Hill NextGen® can now leverage Alloy […]

Zapata: Can Quantum Computing be part of the solution to climate change?

“It’s now or never if we want to limit global warming to 1.5C. Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, it will be impossible.” Jim Skea, Co-Chair of the IPCC Working Group III Introduction According to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we have until 2025 to reduce […]

Klarna reports fourth quarter results and 2022 Annual Report

Klarna, the global leader in the generational shift away from credit cards, released its fourth quarter results and its full year annual report for 1 January to 31st December 2022 demonstrating significant growth and progress towards profitability, with strong US market performance. The full earnings release has been made available on the Company’s Investor Relations […]

T+1 is coming but Templum is already there: The industries uphill climb to T+1 settlement

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” Steve Jobs When The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted rule changes to accelerate the settlement cycle to T+1 as soon as May 28, 2024, at Templum, we said, “It’s about time.” Templum, since its inception, has operated on a T+1 basis, recognizing the settlement and […]

RECUR and NEAR Protocol partner to enhance interoperability and accessibility in Web3

RECUR, the premier Web3 platform helping major enterprises launch innovative, digital collectible experiences, is announcing a partnership with NEAR protocol to integrate the blockchain into their suite of products and provide the entire NEAR ecosystem access to build on RECUR. With this announcement, brands and developers building on NEAR, such as SailGP and Paras, will […]

Lukka acquires Web3 start-up Venato and accelerates DeFi roadmap

Lukka’s acquisition will enable expanded DeFi data management capabilities and on-chain data coverage as they accelerate their ability to serve evolving customer needs. Lukka, the leading institutional crypto asset data and data management provider, announced today that it has acquired the Web3 blockchain analytics capability, Venato. As part of the acquisition, Lukka is bringing in […]

Animoca Brands announces EthSign investment, supports TokenTable development

The popular Web3 gaming and metaverse platform Animoca Brands recently announced that it has invested in the decentralized electronic signatory firm, EthSign. The investment will allow EthSign to continue building its token management system, TokenTable. Investing In Token Development According to the company’s statement, EthSign revealed that the investment from Animoca Brands would accelerate the […]

Wefunder’s equity crowdfunding platform has officially expanded to the EU

After two years of seeking regulatory approval, Wefunder has officially received the green light to operate its investment crowdfunding services within the European Union. This marks Wefunder’s first time expanding outside of the United States, and according to CEO and founder Nick Tommarello, the business is the first U.S. investment platform to gain operational approval. […]

MD Anderson and Xilis partner to expedite new cancer therapies development

The collaboration will combine Xilis’s MOS platform with MD Anderson’s expertise to advance cancer therapies development. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has entered a strategic collaboration with biotech company Xilis for advancing new technology and expediting new cancer therapy development. The preclinical research deal will combine the MicroOrganoSphere (MOS) platform of Xilis […]

Qredo partners up with Latin American neobank, DitoBanx

DitoBanx, a crypto payments processor that offers Mastercard off ramps for crypto, will now be able to provide secure digital asset custody solutions to individuals and businesses. Qredo, a leading enterprise-grade digital asset custody solutions provider, has today announced its partnership with DitoBanx, a neobank for the unbanked in Latin America. This partnership will see […]

Publisher, Carry1st, acquires mobile game Gebeta

Carry1st initially entered into a global multi-year partnership with the Ethiopia-based developer, Qene Games, to publish Gebeta in November 2020. Carry1st, Africa’s leading mobile games and interactive content publisher has acquired a mobile board game, Gebeta in a deal targeted at driving up African culture to the peak of global recognition and accurate representation through […]

MontyCloud joins AWS Well-Architected Partner Program

MontyCloud, a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), announces its acceptance into the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program. The AWS Well-Architected Partner Program recognizes partners that implement AWS best practices, measure workload states, and make improvements where required. MontyCloud’s DAY2™ CloudOps platform maps autonomous checks to the AWS Well-Architected Framework questions and […]

DoorDash partners with Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT)

At DoorDash, safety is always a top priority. The overwhelming majority of deliveries on our platform – more than 99.99% – are completed without any safety-related incident at all and the rate of motor vehicle fatalities involving Dashers is significantly less than the national average. Even so, we’re constantly working hard to make dashing even […]

Fintech firm Alloy launches operations in UK market

US fintech Alloy, which offers identity decisioning services to the financial services industry, has launched its operations in the UK. Alloy platform can be used by fintechs and banks to make informed judgements on each customer’s risk profile and protect them from financial fraud. The fintech leverages more than 170 data sources to allow its […]

Toragen, Inc. announces appointment of Chief Scientific Officer

Toragen is focused on uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (“HPV”) Toragen, Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology company focused on developing, repurposing and commercializing uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (“HPV”), announced today that it has promoted Rick Lumpkin, PhD to the role of Chief Scientific Officer. […]

Pallidus relocating corporate HQ, manufacturing operations

The silicon carbide (SiC) wafer semiconductor manufacturer will invest $443 million and create 405 new jobs in York County, SC in the Charlotte Region. Innovative silicon carbide (SiC) wafer semiconductor manufacturer Pallidus will relocate its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations to York County, SC. The company’s $443 million investment will create 405 new jobs in […]

Airspace Link announces new AirHub® Portal Application to further align and enable stakeholders working to integrate and operate drones

Airspace Link, Inc. is announcing the next generation of the AirHub® Platform: AirHub® Portal. Following the introduction of their UAS Integration Framework last fall, Airspace Link has continued to innovate in their mission to help align stakeholders in advancing safe drone integration into the national airspace and communities at scale. Today’s announcement brings together Airspace […]

Enigma partners with Alloy to diversify access to small business intelligence

The partnership provides financial institutions with more accessible and robust data to better understand and serve their small and medium business customers Enigma, a data science company that provides comprehensive intelligence about the financial health and identity of every U.S. business, announced today they have partnered with identity decisioning platform Alloy, the leading onboarding and […]

Pipe names seasoned fintech leader Luke Voiles as new Chief Executive Officer

Former Square and Intuit Executive to Lead Pipe’s Next Phase of Growth Pipe, creator of the world’s first trading platform for revenues, today announced Luke Voiles will become the company’s next Chief Executive Officer and will join its board of directors as of February 20, 2023. The company has also appointed Albert Periu, the CEO […]

Paxos establishes engineering research and development center of excellence in Israel

Paxos, the “comprehensively” regulated blockchain and tokenization infrastructure platform, announced it is launching “an engineering research & development center of security and cryptography excellence in Israel.” Paxos plans “to expand its Israel engineering center with senior, staff and principal engineers with specialized skills in enterprise-grade security, applied cryptography and blockchain technology given the strong tech […]

Denario selects Klarna Kosma’s open banking platform to expand its connectivity beyond Europe

Klarna Kosma, Klarna’s financial technology platform for banks, fintechs and innovative partners and Denario, a digital financial management platform for businesses, announced their joint collaboration. Klarna Kosma’s open banking platform gives Denario access to the world’s largest international banking network, which will help the Berlin-based fintech offer its payment platform to American customers in the […]

ZEBEDEE and Stattrak offer Bitcoin rewards with new esports fantasy product

The play-and-earn fantasy esports platform Stattrak and top fintech payment processor ZEBEDEE have jointly announced the release of a new product geared for esports fans worldwide. In well-known titles like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Valorant, Rainbow Six Siege, and Dota 2, the product allows users to create their own fantasy teams. If their […]

Liteboxer VR expands to Europe

One of The First VR Fitness Apps Launches in 16 European Countries Liteboxer, the leader in trainer-led workouts in the metaverse, announced its international expansion today. This initiative will mark Liteboxer as one of the first VR fitness apps to expand internationally, providing a one of a kind workout experience to users world-wide. Available countries: […]

Cision announces Cali Tran as new CEO

Tran to lead Cision to unlock new opportunities for customers Cision, a global consumer and media intelligence and communications platform, announced today the appointment of Cali Tran as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Tran replaces Platinum Equity Managing Director Brandon Crawley, who has been serving as interim CEO. Platinum Equity acquired Cision in 2021.    […]

Warner Music Group expands metaverse presence with Rhythm City on Roblox

The global entertainment and record production conglomerate has collaborated with Gamefam, a leading gaming and content provider across metaverse platforms. Warner Music Group has teamed up with Gamefam to launch Rhythm City on Roblox. Gamefam operates the largest network of games on Roblox with over 25 million daily game sessions and more than 115 million […]

Brave Group announces its alliance with Animoca Brands to boost Web3 initiatives

The Brave Group takes immense pleasure and feels extremely proud in making its formal announcement of having forged a capital and business alliance with Animoca Brands Japan. The aim and intention behind this were to give wings to their carefully planned mission, Strike Wonder in 8 billion hearts. In their opinion, in order to achieve […]

Reddit adds chief revenue officer, new hires after year of M&A

Social media company Reddit Inc. has made several changes to its executive ranks about a year after filing for an initial public offering. The company promoted Harold Klaje to be its first chief revenue officer. Klaje joined Reddit in 2020, and as president of global advertising expanded in markets like the UK, Germany and Australia. […]

Ingenico partners with Klarna to offer in-store payment solutions

Ingenico, the payments acceptance solutions provider, has inked a deal with Swedish buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Klarna. Klarna will utilise Ingenico’s cloud payments platform as a service tool to introduce its payment solutions as point-of-sale (POS) terminals. Ingenico’s PPaaS system has been designed to allow its customers, including banks and merchant acquirers, to […]

Genetesis announces new appointments to executive leadership team

New additions to leadership signal commercial readiness and an expanding clinical roadmap Genetesis, Inc., the leader in biomagnetic cardiac imaging solutions, today announced the appointment of three new members to the executive leadership team who will oversee and execute key aspects of commercialization and clinical research for its flagship solution, CardioFlux. This announcement comes in […]

Chipper Cash receives license to provide money transfer services in Malawi

Pan-African cross-border payment startup Chipper Cash has acquired a license to provide money transfer Value Added Services in Malawi, the company’s current VP of Global Developer Relations, Wiza Jalakasi, announced in a tweet on Thursday. The license was issued by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA), in accordance with Section 39 of the East African […]

Animoca portfolio firms merge to form crypto news site

Animoca Brands Corp. founder Yat Siu helped engineer the merger of two startups his firm backed, aiming to create a data and news service as the embattled crypto industry consolidates. Data tracker CryptoSlam and Forkast.News will combine to become Forkast Labs, which will provide news as well as tools for investors to track digital assets. […]

IPwe announces largest enterprise blockchain deployment in history

Innovation leader at the forefront of the digital transformation of IP launches initial minting of over 25 million existing patent assets as dynamic NFTS IPwe Inc., along with Casper Labs, announced the largest enterprise blockchain deployment in history today in Davos, Switzerland, during the week of the World Economic Forum. This joint announcement represents the […]

Klarna says US Is now its top market amid BNPL boom

Klarna is riding a wave of buy now, pay later (BNPL) popularity in the U.S. The Swedish payments company said Tuesday (Jan. 17) that America is now its largest market in terms of revenue, with volumes up 92% year over year. “Despite the challenging macroeconomic environment, we continue to remain laser-focused on investing in our […]

FactSet and Coin Metrics collaborate to deliver digital assets data and analytics

FactSet, a global financial digital platform and enterprise solutions provider, today announced its collaboration with Coin Metrics to integrate the company’s leading digital assets data across FactSet’s solutions. The integration of the crypto asset class empowers financial professionals to actively monitor their digital assets workflow from research to asset allocation, stay on top of the […]

bolttech partners with AIS in Thailand

Embedded protection with first-in-market services now available for customers of the recently-launched AIS Care+ programme International insurtech, bolttech, and Thailand’s leading mobile network operator, AIS, have partnered to deliver embedded protection services including mobile device switch and replacement services to AIS customers for the recently-launched AIS Care+ programme. The AIS Care+ programme allows customers to […]

Axie Infinity launches Origin Season 2

Axie Infinity has announced the long-awaited Season 2 of its game. According to the gaming company, the season which has a lot of updates will last for only 42 days. One of the new features of the game is Eras, which is described as a leaderboard system where players will be rewarded for the entire […]

Apricity arrives in Spain with a virtual fertility clinic model that transforms the way people access reproductive treatment

Virtual clinic Apricity offers a next-generation fertility experience that combines personalised care, 7/7 support and the most sophisticated AI and technology. With the acquisition of WOOM, Apricity offers a complete fertility pathway, from conception counselling and monitoring to fertility treatment and through all stages of pregnancy. Fertility treatments have evolved considerably in recent years. However, […]

Chipper Cash partners ActionAid on relief to flood victims

Chipper Cash, an African cross-border payments company has partnered with ActionAid to provide relief to flood victims in Bayelsa State. Niger Delta State was severely hit by floods that left an estimated 10,000 people homeless and displaced. The Bayelsa State Emergency Management Agency said the flood affected no fewer than 1.3 million people with a […]

Blockchain gaming platform Rainmaker Games secures $4.7M funding

Rainmaker Games, a one-stop hub blockchain gaming platform, has announced the successful completion of its latest seed round, raising a total of $4.7 million. The funding round was co-led by Placeholder and Hivemind Capital, with participation from a range of other firms including Shima Capital, Peer Ventures, Coinfund, Side Door Ventures, Blockwall Capital, Placeholder, and […]

Netcapital announces Alternative Trading System (ATS) partnership with Templum Markets LLC

Powered by Templum Markets’ ATS, Netcapital plans to facilitate secondary trading and liquidity for funding portal participants and investors Netcapital Inc. (Nasdaq: NCPL, NCPLW) (the “Company”), a digital private capital markets ecosystem, today announced a new partnership between Netcapital Systems LLC, a Utah limited liability company and wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and Templum […]

Planet completes acquisition of Salo Sciences

Integration to Bolster Forest Carbon Monitoring Tool and Climate Solutions Data Planet Labs PBC (NYSE: PL), a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Salo Sciences, a San Francisco-based climate technology company that provides cutting-edge solutions to measure Earth’s constantly changing ecosystems. In December, Planet […]

Exo Therapeutics appoints Nagesh Mahanthappa as Executive Chair

Exo Therapeutics, Inc., a company pioneering the use of enzymatic exosites to address intractable drug targets, today announced the appointment of Nagesh Mahanthappa, PhD, to Executive Chair. “The ExoSight™ platform has tremendous potential to be applied across a wide range of diseases and therapeutic targets,” said Dr. Mahanthappa. “It’s an honor to join Exo as […]

Animoca Brands confirms $1B fundraising in Q1 for metaverse fund

The Hong Kong-based metaverse and web3 investment company had planned to raise $1 billion to $2 billion according to an announcement in November. Animoca Brands has confirmed it is raising $1 billion in the first quarter of 2023. The company announced in November it was targeting $1-$2 billion new fundraising for its metaverse fund. The […]

Alloy launches new capabilities to enable clients to accelerate growth

When you walk into a McDonald’s in Spain, you’ll find they still have Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets, but you’ll also see Patatas Deluxe and “McCroquetas” on the menu. In fact, you’ll find local menu items in McDonald’s locations across the world. Why? McDonald’s learned a long time ago that in order to operate a […]

Fintech ZEBEDEE re-launches App with new earning, digital identity features

ZEBEDEE, a Fintech and next-generation payment processor for the gaming industry, announced the relaunch of its flagship product, the ZEBEDEE app. The revamped app “brings shopping and digital identity features to transform the previously Bitcoin–gaming-focused app into a hub of virtual economies centered around rewarded gaming.” The ZEBEDEE app now “contains a full circular economy […]

CAG develops automated outdoor baggage handling system with Sarcos

To support air traffic recovery and meet long-term staffing needs, CAG is investing in robotics technology to automate labour-intensive roles in the outdoor apron environment. Changi Airport Group is working with Sarcos to develop an outdoor-based autonomous baggage loading system. Changi Airport Group has announced the inaugural demonstration of a jointly developed outdoor-based autonomous baggage […]

Rainmaker Games raises $4.7M in additional funding

Rainmaker Games announced it has closed a new round of funding for its blockchain gaming platform. This latest seed round raised $4.7 million. According to Rainmaker, it plans to launch its platform in beta in early 2023. Placeholder and Hivemind Capital co-led the funding round, with participation by Hivemind, Shima Capital, Peer Ventures, Coinfund, Side […]

Moon Active to acquire Zen Match from Good Job Games

Israeli mobile games giant Moon Active is acquiring Zen Match from Turkish developer Good Job Games, in addition to the associated Istanbul-based team. As one of the fastest-growing mobile game companies anywhere in the world, this deal could be hugely important for Moon Active’s continued expansion and as its portfolio continues to grow. Since its […]

Flowcode partners with Kim Kardashian’s Skkn company

Why Kim Kardashian is sold on QR codes for Skkn by Kim Entrepreneur and reality star Kim Kardashian is using QR codes in a new ad for her skincare brand Skkn by Kim — a move made in partnership with technology company Flowcode that she hopes will help the six-month-old brand foster long-term relationships with […] secures $100M capital investment from Global Emerging Markets (GEM) to accelerate global expansion and growth

Event technology leader announced today that it has secured a capital commitment of $100 million in the form of a Share Subscription Facility (SSF) from Gem Global Yield LLC SCS (GGY). The SSF will accelerate the company’s growth strategy via acquisitions, partnerships, and organic initiatives.  Under this tailored agreement, will have the ability […]

Yat Siu, Animoca: The Metaverse is awful today… but we can make it great

We spend half our lives on the Internet, so we’re already in an early version of the Metaverse. But Animoca co-founder Yat Siu tells Coin Telegraph’s Magazine there’s a much better way forward. Owning assets in a video game seems like a pretty natural concept, so why have so many gamers in the U.S. rejected […]

DriveWealth celebrated as category leader with top-tier industry accolades from Deloitte, Forbes, CB Insights, more, during landmark year

Widespread industry recognition celebrates firm’s growing global footprint and product innovation DriveWealth, LLC, a global fintech investment rail and pioneer in fractional investing, today announced that following its milestone year of rapid global expansion, customer growth, and product innovation, the company has been recognized for its achievements as the category leader that is redefining investing […]

Animoca Brands is the most funded metaverse developer in 2022: Nasdaq

New data from Nasdaq research revealed that over the last investors were keener to back late-stage industry leaders such as Animoca Brands compared to early-stage startups. The crypto bear market has also been called a builder’s market by many leading figures and companies in the industry. New data from Nasdaq reveals that investors had this […]

Zapata Computing earns two new patents for post-quantum cybersecurity threat intelligence

Variational Quantum Factoring and Quantum-Assisted Defense Against Adversarial AI Algorithms Join More than 138 Patents and Patent Applications in Industry-Leading Portfolio Zapata Computing, the leading enterprise quantum software company, today announced that the company has earned two new patents for post-quantum cybersecurity techniques. The new patents are for its Variational Quantum Factoring (VQF) and Quantum-Assisted […]

ImaginAb launching clinical trial for renal cancer and malignant melanoma

ImaginAb Inc., which is focused on developing 89Zr crefmirlimab berdoxam (CD8 ImmunoPET) imaging agent and radiopharmaceutical therapy (RPT) products, is starting a phase II clinical trial. The trial, PRETZCEL, which will take place at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the U.K., will investigate ImaginAb’s investigational CD8 ImmunoPET agent in patients with melanoma or […]

Gamefam 2022: Leading metaverse gaming company celebrates record-breaking performance

Largest Portfolio of Live Operated Games, Most Popular Concert Experiences, Successful Branded Partnerships, Studio Growth, Strong Revenue, and New Projects Pave the Way of Success Gamefam is the leading gaming and content company across metaverse platforms reaching Gen Z audiences with live operated original games, virtual concerts, and experiences that connect brands with new audiences. […]

Animoca Brands secures majority stake in music metaverse gaming platform

Animoca hopes to advance the music industry within Web3 and gaming through its latest partnership with Pixelynx. Digital entertainment, blockchain and gamification company Animoca Brands has secured a majority stake in the Los Angeles-based music metaverse gaming platform Pixelynx. According to its Dec. 6 announcement, Animoca Brands expects its acquisition will expand on the integration […]

Mysten Labs announces collaboration with Meta’s Project Libra

What is SUI Blockchain and What Makes it so Special for Investors? In the continuous evolution of layer-1 (L1) blockchain networks, it is becoming more and more challenging to identify which ones are here to stay as they appear at an increasing frequency. This year, the Sui blockchain was added to the growing number of […]

ADVASA joins IPwe’s Blockchain Smart Pool as the first Japanese member

Today, IPwe Inc. announces that ADVASA Co., Ltd. has joined its Blockchain Smart Pool as the first Japanese member, immediately enabling access to over 1,250 blockchain patents and patent applications. IPwe has transformed how companies innovate in emerging technologies by licensing intellectual property at scale in focused Smart Pools through an annual membership. In addition […]

bolttech and Max Solution to offer insurance on the Max Me application

Insurtech bolttech has partnered with Max Solution Service Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of PTG and the company behind Max Card, to offer insurance on the card’s Max Me application. The Max Me app will provide Max Card customers with a simple way to purchase insurance including travel, vehicle, accident insurance and more – all powered […]

Animoca Brands: Investing millions to orchestrate an open metaverse

The co-founder of $5.9 billion gaming giant Animoca Brands has made the development of a single, connected virtual world where users can interact across platforms the cornerstone of his investment strategy. That’s why Yat Siu is one of CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022. Yat Siu, co-founder and executive chairman of blockchain gaming and venture capital giant […]

Alloy CFO: Know-your-business focus aligns banks and fintechs in 2023

2022 was a year filled with crypto meltdowns, international sanctions, synthetic IDs and fraud attacks. But Kiran Hebbar, CFO at Alloy, told PYMNTs that 2023 will be the year where regulators ramp up their scrutiny of financial services firms. “Fraud has exploded,” he said — but looking ahead to 2023, first-, second-, and third-party fraud […]

Carats & Cake launches dashboard for sales and finance teams across the hospitality industry

Easy-to-use, transparent, real-time intelligence is now accessible across business functions leading to further improvements in revenue optimization Carats & Cake, the financial operating system for the events industry, today announced the launch of its dashboard solution for sales and finance teams across the hospitality industry. The first product to launch since the company announced its […]

FinTech Propel Holdings expands online lending platform to Canada

Propel Holdings, a FinTech that offers users access to credit in the United States, has entered the Canadian market with an online credit offering for underserved Canadian consumers. Fora Credit is now available in Alberta and Ontario and will be rolled out into additional provinces in the coming months, Propel said  in a press release. […]

MontyCloud announces their partnership with First Video Communications

MontyCloud, a Cloud Management Competency partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), announces its partnership with First Video Communications (FVC), a leading value-added distributor (VAD) specializing in enterprise computing solutions. The collaboration between MontyCloud and FVC brings automation to accelerate cloud adoption throughout the Middle East and Africa. FVC’s Customers can now […]

Klarna Kosma launches open banking initiative backed by vast network of banks

Klarna Kosma establishes an open banking autopilot initiative to accelerate open banking adoption and innovation. The initiative announced by the fintech arm of Klarna seeks to assist startups in developing proofs of concepts (POC) in the e-commerce, data analytics and fintech space. It comes as a welcomed drive in the development of open banking use […]

Fintech unicorn Chipper Cash set to buy Zambia fintech pioneer Zoona

Pan-African cross-border payment app Chipper Cash is set to acquire Zambian fintech company Zoona Transactions International, according to a statement shared with TechCabal. This acquisition will allow Chipper Cash, which has a self-reported user count of 5 million, to add new online services and a new agent network to its offerings. This move is also […]

Airbus advances design of Airspace Link smart platform

Anyone who has connected their oven to the Internet to cook this year’s Thanksgiving turkey to perfection or used a smart HVAC system to achieve an ideal thermal comfort level for their guests, understands how the Internet of Things (IoT) can make our lives easier on the ground. But according to Airbus, these consumer expectations […]

Kashable: Alternative credit data and the future of credit scoring

By Einat Steklov, CEO, Co-Founder of Kashable Almost one-quarter of American adults are underbanked. Finding themselves underserved by traditional banks and loan companies, they depend on alternative financial systems such as money orders and check-cashing services, which levy higher fees.  For the people affected, securing a credit card or loan often verges on the impossible since, […]

Bitcoin Suisse selects Lukka to augment operations and systems

Lukka Has Been Selected to Support Bitcoin Suisse’ Transactional Data Management Bitcoin Suisse, Switzerland’s leading crypto pioneer and trusted gateway into crypto asset investment, has tapped Lukka, the leading institutional crypto software and data provider, to support its middle and back office operations and further enhance its systems. Lukka’s data and software is purpose-built for […]

Eyewa opens 50 stores in 2 years across 20 cities in the GCC

Over the last two years, eyewa has grown from no offline presence to 50 stores, becoming the fastest growing retailer in the MENA region and the fastest growing eyewear retailer globally Leading eyewear retailer eyewa opened its fiftieth store in the GCC – and its tenth in the UAE at Mall of the Emirates, Dubai. […]

Varo Bank now offers Zelle

Banking technology innovator becomes the first techbank to offer this fast way to send and receive money to an expanding market Today, Varo Bank — the first all-digital, nationally-chartered U.S. consumer built from the ground up techbank — announced that it will offer Zelle® in its mobile banking app. Zelle® is a safe way to […]

Pivot Bio joins AIM for climate as Innovation Sprint Partner

Pivot Bio, agriculture’s leading nitrogen innovator, joins the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) as an Innovation Sprint Partner, committing at least $291 million in product development funding over four years to accelerate the adoption of climate-resilient microbial nitrogen fertilizers. Pivot Bio introduced the world’s first nitrogen-producing microbes to U.S. farmers in 2018. […]

Paxos freezes FTX-linked accounts with $19 million

After FTX declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a series of unauthorized transactions happened on the company accounts. Paxos has announced it froze four FTX-linked accounts holding over $19 million denominated in Paxos (PAXG) tokens after the accounts were linked to unauthorized transactions from FTX. Paxos freezer the accounts in response to an order from U.S law […]

Language I/O now available via Google Chrome extension

Multilingual translation company expands platform to Chrome Web Store Language I/O, a leader in multilingual customer engagement, today announced the platform is available via Google Chrome extension and in the Chrome Web Store. As a part of the organization’s larger vision of “Language I/O everywhere,” the new extension enables all customer service managers to leverage […]

Clarivate partners with IPwe to enhance AI and blockchain patent solutions

Partnership to lead the digital transformation of intellectual property and intangible assets by leveraging Clarivate data to power IPwe’s Smart Intangible Asset Management platform Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced a strategic partnership with IPwe Inc., a leader in blockchain technology that […]

ImaginAb executes license and supply agreement for CD8 ImmunoPET Technology

ImaginAb Inc., a global biotechnology company focused on developing 89Zr crefmirlimab berdoxam imaging agent and radiopharmaceutical therapy (RPT) products, announced the signing of a new multi-year, non-exclusive license agreement with DynamiCure Biotechnology, a private biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutic antibody candidates to treat cancer, autoimmune disorders, and other diseases. Under the agreement, ImaginAb will license […]

First fan-owned team launches on NEAR

Sports team ownership is on the verge of a watershed moment, and it’s happening on NEAR. Bernoulli I Locke’s member-based community is using NEAR’s Web3 technology to launch a fan-owned racing team in the SailGP international sailboat racing competition. To pull this fan-owned team off, Bernouilli I Locke will use a DAO structure built on […]

Parthenon and ImaginAb enter into license and supply agreement for anti-cancer therapies

Precision oncology company, Parthenon Therapeutics, and ImaginAb Inc., a global biotech have entered into a multi-year, non-exclusive license and supply agreement. Under the agreement terms, Parthenon will use ImaginAb’s CD8 ImmunoPET imaging technology in its phase 1 trial evaluating its lead compound, PRTH-101, which is expected to begin in 2023. ImaginAb is developing 89Zr crefmirlimab […]

Klarna hits partner milestone as it celebrates first birthday

Firm has signed up 950 retail partners in Ireland Buy now pay later company Klarna has reached a major milestone, signing up 950 retail partners in Ireland as it marks its first birthday here. The Swedish global retail bank, payments and shopping service counts Adidas, Net-a-Porter and Wayfair among its partners. Klarna has been used […]

Paxos gains payments license from Singapore

Paxos, a blockchain infrastructure platform, has received a license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore to deliver digital payment token services. With this license, Paxos can deliver digital asset and blockchain solutions to companies in Singapore, according to a press release. Paxos aims to use this license to expand its overall efforts in Asia. In […]

Baker Tilly collaborates with Templum to help startups launch and scale in the alternative assets space

Leading advisory CPA firm Baker Tilly US, LLP and Templum Inc., a provider of capital markets infrastructure for alternative assets and private securities, have collaborated to provide crowdfunding platforms and private securities startups with foundational services to grow and achieve their goals. This dynamic alliance will create opportunities for issuers and secondary marketplaces to accelerate […]

Why Klarna is a long term growth partner for retailers

Klarna launched in 2005, with the aim of creating trust online between consumers and merchants, something we think the banks have failed to do. Fast forward 16 years, we have revolutionized the world of retail banking as a leading payments provider and shopping service. We’re trusted by the world’s most loved brands and consumers alike. […]

The Sloomoo Institute launches a slime sensory playground in Atlanta

Tickets are now on sale for the Sloomoo Institute, a new multi-sensory playground that allows visitors to indulge in a world of slime. The Sloomoo Institute will open the doors to its new Atlanta location on Nov. 19. In this all ages play station, visitors can engage with dozens of vats of slime, play with […]

Fnatic and BMW launch gaming mice designed for League of Legends roster

European esports organisation Fnatic has teamed up with German automotive marque BMW to launch the Fnatic x BMW Vision mouse. The collection, which has been tailored specifically for Fnatic’s League of Legends roster, is ergonomically designed and 3D printed to reflect each player’s hand shape, curvature and grip. Additionally, the mice offer customisation to enhance […]

Bolttech strengthens WINDTRE partnership with launch of device trade-in programme

International insurtech bolttech, today announced the expansion of its existing partnership with WINDTRE with the launch of a new ‘Reload exChange’ trade-in programme in Italy. With this new product, WINDTRE customers can now trade-in their used phones in-store and receive cash payments directly to their bank accounts. Reload exChange adds to a suite of device […]

My State MLS partners with Crexi for commercial property listing syndication on

Partnership to Bring New Opportunities for Commercial Real Estate Sales My State MLS, the nationwide real estate multiple listing service, is very excited to announce their partnership with Crexi ( to bring My State MLS’s commercial listings onto Crexi’s marketplace. Crexi is the fastest-growing commercial real estate platform with over 500,000 active listings, $1 trillion+ […]

Reddit NFTs just passed $10M in sales in 3 months

Reddit NFTs galloped to position three in the 7-day NFT ranking by transaction volume pushing its all-time sales to $10 million. Reddit NFTs have hit $10 million in transaction volume. Despite the market downturn, the collection took just 3 months to reach the milestone. The social news aggregator platform is celebrating the success of its […]

Myeloid Therapeutics: FDA grants fast track designation to CAR monocyte therapy for peripheral T-cell lymphoma

The FDA granted fast track designation to MT-101, an investigational chimeric antigen receptor monocyte, for the treatment of relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma. MT-101 (Myeloid Therapeutics) is an autologous, CD5-directed monocyte-derived cell therapy that uses messenger RNA (mRNA) engineering to insert a chimeric antigen receptor into the patient’s previously collected myeloid cells. The FDA’s […]

Klarna introduces shoppable video feature

The buy now, pay later platform can now also connect retailers with content creators. Buy now, pay later platform Klarna has added a shoppable video feature. Available within the Klarna app, shoppers can watch videos about a product, like unboxings, tutorials, and reviews, and then buy that item directly from the video. For Klarna’s 2022 […]

National Academy of Sports Medicine joins forces with Trifecta to provide a holistic nutrition and fitness option

Collaboration will expand access to educational resources and offer exclusive promotions on nutritious meal plans and certification courses National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the global leader in fitness education and certifications, has teamed up with Trifecta, the nation’s leading meal delivery service for macro-friendly options. The new collaboration has multiple elements, including science-backed educational […]

Paxos secures major payments institution license from Monetary Authority of Singapore

Paxos is the first US-Based Blockchain Infrastructure Platform to Secure Regulatory Oversight in Key Financial Hubs of New York and Singapore Paxos, the leading regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, announced today at the Singapore Fintech Festival that Paxos Global Pte Ltd has received a license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to offer digital payment […]

Lukka announces expansion to Europe with HQ in Switzerland

Lukka opens office in Zug to scale support for businesses in Europe Multi-faceted crypto asset data and software company, Lukka, announced its expanded global presence in Europe with the opening of an office in Zug, Switzerland. The new office will accelerate support for new and existing customers in the region with local sales and operations […]

Krea and Klarna tout success of SME loan program

Swedish FinTechs Krea and Klarna say that their partnership has helped small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in that country receive larger loan offers at lower interest rates. According to a news release, the collaboration is between Krea, a digital SME loan platform, and Klarna Kosma, Klarna’s Fintech platform for banks and retailers. The release says […]

Myeloid Therapeutics announces FDA fast track designation for MT-101 for the treatment of CD5+ Relapsed/Refractory PTCL

MT-101 is the First mRNA-Engineered CAR Monocyte Therapy to be Dosed in Humans Myeloid Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage mRNA-immunotherapy company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track Designation to MT-101 in patients with refractory or relapsed CD5+ peripheral T cell lymphoma (PTCL). MT-101 is the first mRNA engineered […]

MontyCloud announces support for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

MontyCloud, a Cloud Management Competency partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), announces support for the AWS Well-Architected Framework. In a few clicks, MontyCloud customers and partners can evaluate and remediate their environments against the Six Pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework: Operations Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, Cost Optimization, and Sustainability. […]

Klarna and Boohoo extend partnership to Ireland

Consumer financier Klarna has expanded its partnership with Boohoo Group to bring its BNPL ‘Pay in 3’ scheme to the online fashion retailer’s customers in Ireland. Through the expanding partnership, Irish online shoppers at Boohoo Group’s brands, including Boohoo, BoohooMan, PrettyLittleThing, Dorothy Perkins and Nasty Gal, “will now have the option to split any purchase […] announces it is acquiring global ticketing powerhouse

Acquisition Provides Millions of Dollars in Support to Event Organizers and -Participants supports the Brown Paper Tickets ticketing company to fulfill its mission to do the right thing announced that it is acquiring the assets of the global ticketing company Brown Paper Tickets (BPT), with customers in over 120 countries. BPT’s technology has […]

Zapata Computing: In finance, the time is now to be quantum-ready

Christopher Savoie, PhD is the CEO & founder of Zapata Computing. He is a published scholar in medicine, biochemistry and computer science. While it’s still early days in quantum computing, one thing is certain: Quantum will unlock exponential computational power to solve classically unsolvable problems. These classically intractable computation problems are found in every industry. […]

ImaginAb announces first patient dosed in Australia in Phase IIb iPREDICT trial

ImaginAb Inc., a global biotechnology company developing 89Zr crefmirlimab berdoxam (CD8 ImmunoPET) imaging agent and next generation radiopharmaceutical therapies (RPT) products, is pleased to announce that the first patient has been dosed at the Macquarie University Hospital in Sydney, Australia as part of its Phase IIb iPREDICT clinical trial. ImaginAb announced the launch of its […]

Luminoso Technologies announces first commercial client on Google Cloud multi-year agreement validates Luminoso’s expansion to GCP

Luminoso Technologies, Inc. announces a multi-year commercial agreement with Wakefern Food Corp to further accelerate Wakefern’s digital transformation program. On the heels of its recent expansion onto Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Luminoso Technologies, Inc. announced today a multi-year commercial agreement with Wakefern Food Corp.– the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States, comprising nearly 50 […]

Deliveroo, Klarna partner to offer Eat Now, Pay Later

Online food delivery company Deliveroo has partnered with Sweden-based Buy Now, Pay Later platform Klarna to offer customers the possibility to buy groceries and takeout food on credit. As people across the globe experience the negative effects of a new economic recession with prices going up and record inflation rates, especially in Europe and in […]

Singapore-based insurtech bolttech secures Series B investment to continue the company’s rapid global growth

Tokio Marine, alongside other shareholders, will lead bolttech’s Series B funding round that follows its largest ever Series A raised by an insurtech bolttech, one of the world’s fastest growing international insurtech companies, today announced Tokio Marine, alongside other shareholders, will lead bolttech’s Series B funding round. The investment values bolttech, Singapore’s only homegrown insurtech […]

Blockchain gaming company Animoca says Web3 space can overturn tech giants’ dominance

Founded in 2014, crypto gaming developer and investor Animoca Brands has become one of the leading companies in the metaverse in the last two years, with the company’s portfolio growing to almost 400 investments in Web3-related projects, including Dapper Labs, Decentraland, and Axie Infinity. Meanwhile, Animoca Brands’s valuation has soared from $10-20 million when it […]

Mastercard joins with Paxos to help banks offer crypto trading

The payments giant will verify transactions and help banks follow compliance rules Mastercard (MA) has formed a partnership with crypto trading platform Paxos to offer a program that will help financial institutions offer cryptocurrency trading, the payments company said Monday. Mastercard started the Crypto Source program, where it will help banks follow crypto compliance rules, […]

ImaginAb and Cyclotek enter into manufacturing and distribution agreement for CD8 ImmunoPET Agent in Australia

ImaginAb, Inc., a global biotechnology company focused on developing 89Zr crefmirlimab berdoxam (CD8 ImmunoPET) imaging agent and radiopharmaceutical therapies (RPT) products, is pleased to announce the completion of a Master Services Agreement with Cyclotek, a leading radiopharmaceutical manufacturer in Australia and New Zealand, for the commercial manufacturing and distribution of its investigational CD8 ImmunoPET agent […]

Bitcoin gaming and payments company ZEBEDEE launches new open source Bitcoin initiative

Bitcoin gaming and payments company ZEBEDEE announced the launch of its “No Big Deal” (NBD) nonprofit organization that aims to advance open-source Bitcoin development. NBD comes out of the gate with several projects that deal with “hosted channels” on the Lightning Network, a layer 2 network that helps make bitcoin transactions faster and cheaper. Hosted […]

Kashable honored by Goldman Sachs for entrepreneurship

Einat Steklov, Cofounder, Among the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs at 2022 Builders and Innovators Summit Goldman Sachs is recognizing Einat Steklov, co-founder of Kashable, as one of the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2022 at its Builders and Innovators Summit in Healdsburg, California. Goldman Sachs selected Kashable from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event. […]

Genetesis announces close of $17.5 million Series C financing

Mithril Capital-led Series C to launch 5-minute noninvasive ischemia assessment requiring no pharmaceuticals, no exercise, and no radiation. Genetesis, the market leader in next-generation biomagnetic imaging, has announced that it has closed $17.5 million in Series C Financing. The round was led by Mithril Capital with participation from Cercano Management as well as from existing […] acquires, a La Jolla, California-based global provider of event planning and sponsorship management software, acquired (HGS), a Raleigh, NC-based event sponsorship technology company. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The acquisition allows to provide its current and future customers with the tools and skills to find, sell, and manage sponsors, in-kind […]

bolttech acquires majority shareholding in broker Axle Asia, accelerating its growth in Indonesia

bolttech, the Singapore-based international insurtech, today announced it has completed the acquisition of a majority shareholding in PT Axle Asia, an established insurance broker in Indonesia. Axle Asia will become a subsidiary of bolttech and be subsequently rebranded. The addition of Axle Asia will accelerate the deployment of bolttech’s insurance exchange capabilities and complement its […]

Lukka: Fair value accounting for actively-traded crypto assets

The FASB just approved fair value accounting for specific crypto assets – Lukka’s ready, are you? In its October 12, 2022 meeting the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) voted unanimously to require fair value accounting for specific types of crypto assets. While this requirement may be new to some, Lukka has been rigorously supporting this […]

IPwe announces a capital and business partnership with ADVASA, a provider of ‘Earned Wage Access’ service

Accelerating global rollout of Earned Wage Access (EWA) service, solving issues for both workers and employers, and improving wellbeing. IPwe, Inc.announces a capital and business partnership with ADVASA Co., Ltd., a provider of “Earned Wage Access” service to accelerate ADVASA’s global business development around EWA by leveraging IPwe’s powerful intellectual property platform and extensive corporate […]

Qredo Network integrates Polkadot

The Qredo Team is delighted to announce its latest blockchain integration: Polkadot, the Layer 0 protocol. Qredo is integrating with Polkadot’s coordinating chain — the Relay Chain — and supporting native asset DOT. The integration enables Qredo users to trade, transfer, and take custody of Polkadot (DOT) on Qredo Network with institutional-grade governance and security. […]

Discover IPwe and 4 top startups advancing Intellectual Property (IP) Protection

Curious about new technological advancements in intellectual property management? Explore our analysis of 213 global startups & scaleups and learn how their intellectual property protection solutions impact your business! Out of 213, the Global Startup Heat Map highlights 5 Top Startups advancing Intellectual Property Protection Startups such as the examples highlighted in this report focus […]

Cool Cats NFT volumes explode post announcement of investment and partnership with Animoca

Animoca Brands is throwing some of its funding might behind Cool Cats – one of the NFT world’s leading “blue-chip” collections. Cool Cats Group LLC, the web3 company behind the cartoon-feline-themed non-fungible token collection, has just announced that it’s received a “strategic investment” from Animoca Brands. The latter is a powerhouse investor in crypto startups, […]

Paxos announced as founding partner in launch of Tokenized Commodities Council

As Paxos continues to build the financial infrastructure for a more secure and open economy, we also continue to forge relationships across the crypto landscape to bring awareness and value to that vision. As a founding partner in the recently launched Tokenized Commodities Council (TCC), Paxos is proud to collaborate with other esteemed colleagues in […]

Chelsea FC sign groundbreaking five-year deal with AiSCOUT technology platform set to shape the future of scouting in football for clubs and amateur players

Chelsea FC has today announced the signing of AiSCOUT – the world’s first fully automated talent analysis and development platform. The six-times Premier League and two-times Champions League winners negotiated a deal to secure AiSCOUT as their Official Academy Research Partner, with the platform set to become an integral part of the club’s recruitment and […]

Animoca Brands and Coincheck strengthen strategic partnership collaboration to create user experiences and communities in the blockchain-based metaverse

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited and Coincheck, Inc. have agreed to further strengthen their collaboration and promote a strategic partnership that has been continued and enhanced since 2020. Animoca Brands will be responsible for intellectual property (IP) and content development as a blockchain gaming producer, while Coincheck will take the role of distribution and community development […]

Yat Siu: Asia GameFi opportunity huge as gamers don’t hate NFTs

The Animoca Brands co-founder suggested that Asian gaming companies don’t have to deal with the same amount of pushback against NFTs that U.S companies have faced. Animoca Brands co-founder Yat Siu thinks that GameFi has the biggest opportunity for growth in Asia, as gamers there don’t hold the same vitriol toward nonfungible tokens (NFTs) as […]

Pivot Bio: Nitrogen on-Seed – An agricultural turning point by

The products introduced by Pivot Bio since 2019 have upended the fertilizer status quo, and with the recent launch of our biological nitrogen fertilizer in an on-seed application, we’re leading one of the most significant turning points in the history of agriculture. These latest innovations from Pivot Bio, PROVEN 40 On-Seed (OS) and RETURN On-Seed, […]

Pura Vida South Miami new location: Iconic health-focused menu

Pura Vida’s expansion continues with the unveiling of the brand’s latest café in South Miami! Set to debut on Friday, September 23, the new outpost is located just steps away from Sunset Place and the University of Miami. The brand’s South Miami café will boast 2,370 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor seating and will […]

Helium token holders approve switch to Solana blockchain

Crypto-powered wireless network Helium will officially migrate from its own blockchain to Solana, with 81% of voters agreeing to the move The move is pegged to make Helium tokens more compatible with other crypto applications More than 6,000 community members voted in favor of the migration, while some 1,000 voted against Token holders in decentralized […]

Crypto intelligence firm Coin Metrics partners with hedge fund Two Sigma for institutional push

Hedge fund Two Sigma’s trading data system Venn is teaming up with Coin Metrics, a provider of intelligence to cryptocurrency investors, to help make crypto market infrastructure friendlier for institutions accustomed to traditional capital markets. Venn’s suite of investment evaluation, due diligence and asset allocation workflows will be combined with Coin Metrics’ mix of reference […]

Chipper Cash partners with Highnote to launch card product for US

Chipper Cash, a cross-border payments app used by over five million people throughout Africa and its diaspora, today announced its partnership with Highnote, the world’s most modern card issuance platform, to soon launch a new card capability. This new service will empower US-based Chipper Cash customers to access their Chipper Cash digital wallets to make […]

Slice partners with ZEBEDEE to let anyone earn Bitcoin simply by browsing the web

The ad-tech innovator and fast-growing FinTech platform have joined forces to help generate passive income in the form of Bitcoin just by browsing the web. Slice, an innovative startup in the AdTech space and ZEBEDEE, a leading FinTech and next-generation payment processor for the gaming industry, today announced the launch of an integration that lets […]

Hong Kong’s Animoca Brands to acquire US gaming firm WePlay Media

Animoca Brands, the Hong Kong-based blockchain gaming firm, announced Friday it will acquire WePlay Media, developer of MotoGP™ Championship Quest, to further solidify user engagement in motorsports. Animoca Brands said in a statement it has entered into a membership interest purchase agreement for the intended acquisition of WePlay Media Holdings LLC, the sole shareholder of […]

Sloomoo Institute raises $5.8M to bring slime to kids all across the country

If you take a walk on Broadway in Soho on any weekend or during the day in the summer, you’ll see a bunch of children lined up waiting to get into one of New York’s hottest destinations.  Sloomoo Institute is a slime-focused experiential destination that combines science and fun play. The “Sloomoverse” features handcrafted, artisanal […]

Neurala to launch new Anomaly HiFi feature at VISION in Stuttgart

Enhanced capability allows for training with ONLY images of normal products and automatically highlights the defects on anomalous products Today Neurala, the leader in vision AI software, announced that it will debut a new anomaly identification capability at the VISION show in Stuttgart on October 4-6, 2022. The new Anomaly HiFi feature, extends the capabilities […]

How YourBio Health came to be: The evolution of the TAP device

Starting in 2008-2009, the founders of SeventhSense Biosystems had a vision of making health monitoring as easy as a seventh sense. The idea was to inject microparticles transdermally into interstitial fluid as temporary “tattoos” on the forearm that could change color and would be intuitively and easily seen as one’s health status (biomarker level) changes. […]

New Bitcoin mining facility comes to West Texas

US Bitcoin Corp has officially completed it’s first Bitcoin mining facility near Pecos. The 42 megawatt facility was constructed in record time, moving from undeveloped land to fully operational within just 43 days. US Bitcoin Corp is a company on a mission to become the most socially responsible, efficient, and technologically advanced cryptocurrency mining operation […]

Thirstie and Brown-Forman launch Benriach Single Malt Scotch Whisky e-commerce partnership with debut of digital storefront

Thirstie, the leading e-commerce provider for beverage alcohol brands, today announced its partnership with Benriach Single Malt Scotch Whisky through the launch of the brand’s store for U.S. consumers to purchase whisky online. Benriach is the first brand within Brown-Forman’s prestigious spirits portfolio to have a branded online shopping experience in the U.S. Benriach’s online […]

SWIFT collaborates with Symbiont to provide blockchain-based financial data for firms

According to Cointelegraph, companies such as Vanguard, Citigroup, American Century Investments, Northern Trust, among others, are the companies who will be collaborating with the financial platforms for the initiative The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) recently announced their partnership with financial technology (fintech) company Symbiont for giving market-based data for financial firms through […]

Ledn appoints Deloitte as its external audit partner

Ledn Inc. (“Ledn”), a global financial services provider for digital assets, is pleased to announce that Deloitte LLP (“Deloitte”) has been appointed as its external auditor, effective June 27, 2022. Deloitte was appointed after a thorough evaluation process and the decision has been approved by Ledn’s Board of Directors. “This important step of having our […]

Hydrow announces settlement of patent and trade dress infringement lawsuit against iFIT

Hydrow®, the leading at-home connected rower that brings the on-water experience of rowing straight to the home, today announced that the company has reached a settlement agreement with iFIT, resolving an ongoing lawsuit filed by Hydrow earlier this year. In February 2022, Hydrow filed a design patent and trade dress infringement action against iFIT and […]

Vantiq secures patent to advance state of the art for distributed software

Leader in Edge-to-Cloud Applications Expands Its Intellectual Property Portfolio With Solution to Optimize How Event-Driven IoT Applications Are Distributed Vantiq, Inc., provider of the leading low-code application development platform for distributed real-time systems, today announced that the company has been granted a U.S. patent for “deployment of an event-driven application in an IoT environment.” Awarded […]

Open Therapeutics and IPwe form an intellectual property partnership

Through a partnership to enhance the licensing of intellectual properties, the companies will work to jointly encourage the licensing of IP portfolios Open Therapeutics, an open science company, and IPwe, a global platform leveraging the power of artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, and blockchain technology around smart intangible asset management, announce their collaboration to jointly advance […]

The alternative asset class needs new infrastructure — Templum has it

The alternative asset class needs new infrastructure — who will build it? A recent article in TechCrunch authored by David Jegen and Abdul Abdirahman asked this question and we could not agree more that the alternative asset class need new infrastructure but, spoiler alert… THE FUTURE IS HERE NOW. TEMPLUM DOES THIS TODAY. Templum has […]

First Dollar and DriveWealth partner to power embedded investing

First Dollar, a technology company that builds healthcare benefits infrastructure, today announced a new partnership with DriveWealth, a global fintech investment rail and pioneer in fractional investing, to power a Health Savings Account (HSA) investing experience inside of their API-driven Health Wallet Platform. Benefit providers like health plans, financial institutions, & TPAs partner with First […]

Chipper Technologies Uganda now USE stockbroker

Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) Uganda’s principal stock Exchange, has on Monday announced the admission of Chipper Technologies Uganda Limited as a new Trading Participant/stockbroker on its market and as a USE Securities Central Depository Agent (SCDA). As a trading participant, Chipper’s core mandate is to enable existing and potential investors execute transactions in relation to […]

Apricity raises €17M in Series B funding

Apricity, a London, UK-based virtual fertility clinic, raised €17m in Series B funding. The round was led by MTIP, with participation from Iris Ventures. Marc Dietrich joined the board of directors on behalf of MTIP. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth in the UK, expand geographically (to Spain before the end […]

Singapore’s state investor joins $100 million funding for Animoca Brands

Singapore’s central bank recently expressed its motive to regulate cryptocurrencies with new laws that would make it more difficult for retail investors to trade digital assets. Following the plans for new regulation, Temasek Holdings Pte., a state investor, announced joining a $100 million funding for Animoca Brands Corp., as it preferred to back service providers […]

Web3 investor Animoca Brands raises another $110M for open metaverse

Animoca, a leading investment firm and NFT game publisher, just added to its coffers via some fresh institutional investors. Animoca Brands has raised $110 million through a convertible notes sale to institutional investors. The firm invests in Web3 startups focused on an open, interoperable metaverse, and also publishes its own NFT games. Animoca Brands, a […]

Instacart and Klarna partner to offer consumers more flexible ways to pay

We’re teaming up with Klarna to introduce even more ways to pay for your purchases online on and in the Instacart app. Our partnership gives you more flexibility to pay for same-day delivery across a range of categories, including everything from home improvement to beauty and bulk purchases. Beginning today, you can select Klarna’s […]

Cambridge Mobile Telematics launches next-generation platform for proactive claims

DriveWell Crash & Claims™ detects car crashes and sends help in real-time, drives digital adoption, and unlocks proactive claims with total loss, injury, and fraud detection Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), the world’s largest telematics service provider, today announced DriveWell Crash & Claims, the most advanced telematics solution for auto insurance claims. The highly anticipated efficiency […]

NEAR launches sustainable learn and earn program with Coinbase

NEAR Foundation is excited to announce a new campaign with Coinbase designed to educate people on the utility of the NEAR token. A secure platform for buying, selling, transferring, and storing digital currency, Coinbase is one of the world’s largest digital currency exchanges, fully registered and operating in over 100 countries. This educational series will […]

Fintech startup Alloy leans on fraud prevention to land new $1.55B valuation

When Alloy was founded in 2015, its mission was to help banks and fintechs make better identity and risk decisions using its single API service and SaaS offering. Since that time, the startup has evolved that offering to not only automate onboarding identity decisions but to also automate transaction monitoring and credit underwriting. And today, […]

Celebrating 10 years of DriveWealth: Reflecting back, looking ahead

In an industry that never stops evolving, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past 10 years – what a journey it’s been since we first opened our doors! Since 2012, we’ve remained committed to our ultimate mission – expanding access to affordable investing – and each growth stage that we’ve experienced […]

The Good Face Project closes $5.65 Million to empower cosmetic chemists with ingredient transparency in the beauty industry

The AI-driven platform enables brands, manufacturers, and Fortune 50 global retailers to meet consumer demands for safe, effective, and sustainable beauty products The participating investors include Spark Growth Ventures, REDO Ventures, Capsum, and influential industry executives including John Heffner (CEO, Summer Fridays and former CEO, Drybar), Romain Gaillard (Founder and CEO, The Detox Market), as […]

Resilience becomes Biomanufacturing Resource Partner for California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Resilience will aid in the development of CIRM grant applications as a biomanufacturing partner with awardees who are developing novel regenerative medicines and cell therapies. National Resilience, Inc., a technology-focused biomanufacturing company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines, was named by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) as one of the initial Industry […]

Zapata Computing names Jay Liu Vice President of Product

Zapata Computing today announced that it has appointed Jay Liu as its Vice President of Product. Liu has a proven track record of creating and bringing disruptive technologies to market, spanning artificial intelligence, machine learning, hybrid-cloud, software-as-a-service and mobile wireless. He has more than two decades of experience creating and executing customer-focused product vision across […]

US Bitcoin opens large Bitcoin mine in Reeves County

Data centers tapping into the Permian Basin’s energy resources continue to grow throughout the region, seeking to support platforms from Bitcoin mining to climate mapping. Reeves County is set to host one of the nation’s largest Bitcoin mines, currently running about a half a percent of the entire Bitcoin global network. The facility went from […]

The Good Face Project raises $5.65M seed

The Good Face Project, a chemistry informatics company that serves the beauty industry, closed a $5.65 million seed round led by VMG Catalyst, the company tells Axios exclusively. Why it matters: Clean beauty and cosmetics has been “in” for a while now, especially among the Gen Z, millennial and eco-conscious crowd — but as the […]

Nova Labs buys FreedomFi to boost Helium Network

Nova Labs advanced moves to deploy a decentralised 5G network in the US through an acquisition of start-up FreedomFi, plotting to combine the company’s software into its Helium Network IoT set-up. The companies stated FreedomFi brings expertise in developing open source tools for deploying and managing decentralised networks which will bolster Helium Network. All 30 […]

Myeloid Therapeutics strengthens senior team to support the expansion of its manufacturing capabilities

Myeloid Therapeutics, Inc. (“Myeloid”), a clinical stage mRNA-immunotherapy company harnessing the power of myeloid and innate biology to engineer novel therapies that elicit a broad immune response for cancer and autoimmune diseases, today announced that it has expanded its manufacturing capabilities with the appointments of Jerome Chal, Ph.D., as Vice President, Process Development, and Eric […]

Klarna and StyleSeat team up to offer consumers flexible payments

Consumers can now book expert beauty and wellness professionals with Klarna’s interest-free options Klarna, the global leader in the generational shift away from credit cards, today announced its newest partnership with StyleSeat, the top online destination for booking beauty and wellness services. Through this partnership, consumers can now shop and pay on StyleSeat with Klarna’s […]

Banking behemoth MUFG invests in Animoca Brands Japan’s $45 million raise

Animoca Brands Japan has raised $45 million at a pre-money valuation of $500 million. This comes only months after the Animoca Brands subsidiary raised a $10 million seed round. Animoca Brands Japan, a subsidiary of web3 investment firm Animoca Brands, has raised $45 million from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) and Animoca Brands. This […]

Play anything, for something – Lucra launches 100+ recreational games

We all have that one friend…who swears that they can beat you at, well, anything. Sometimes we disagree. What then? We started Lucra as a social way for fans to compete with friends. We set out to amplify the magic of sports by letting you put a lil’ skin in the game. We hope to […]

Hello Iconic partners with Rize to enable a faster time to market

Hello Iconic, a software design, and development agency focused on building Fintech and Blockchain product platforms, announces a new partnership with Rize, an infrastructure platform that provides fintechs and non-financial companies access to all of the tools they need to efficiently build, launch, and scale new financial products and services. Rize enables fintechs, financial institutions, […]

Here’s how Rally is ‘democratizing’ ownership of a rare Noun NFT

Rally is a startup that breaks up shares in valuable items, like classic cars and rare NFTs, into securities. The platform offered securitized fractions of a Nounders Noun NFT on August 19. But fractionalizing an NFT is not a straightforward process, and there are many details — including legal ones — that Rally had to […]

Planet certifies three key partners in new Planet Orbit Certification Program

Planet is excited to share that we have certified three partners through the new Planet Orbit Certification Program. The program will officially launch and be open to qualified partners in Spring 2023. The companies that have completed our certified program offer robust applications and services that are ready to scale globally. From helping customers get […]

Resilience announces collaboration to manufacture and deliver biotherapeutics for rare and complex conditions

Collaboration includes build of embedded process and analytical development labs for use by Mayo Clinic and third-party biotech companies to advance cell therapies to clinical trials. National Resilience, Inc. (Resilience), a technology-focused manufacturing company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines, today announced a strategic collaboration with Mayo Clinic in biomanufacturing to deliver novel biotherapeutics […]

Brazilian payment app PicPay launches crypto exchange with Paxos

The integration with Paxos marks the first move for PicPay to introduce its 30 million customers to digital assets and help them understand Bitcoin. Major Brazilian payment application PicPay is moving into cryptocurrencies by integrating a crypto exchange service allowing users to buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). The firm officially announced on Wednesday that […]

Animoca Brands Corporation puts all the pieces together for a blockchain checkmate in chess

The move will see chess players join blockchain and PMG will invite top chess players to support and advise on the implementation of chess engines. Animoca Brands Corporation Ltd in conjunction with subsidiary Lympo and in partnership with Play Magnus Group (OTCQX:PMGMF) (PMG) is developing Anichess, a blockchain-based chess game with a play-and-earn ecosystem due […]